Choosing a weighted blanket to suit personal needs and preferences can be a daunting task for the consumer. It doesn’t necessarily have to be though. There are a few important considerations that can help the shopper narrow down choices and choose a blanket that works best for them. Although there are various types available on the market, the type needed will depend on what it is being used for. Will it be to sleep with regularly or for occasional use? Those that will be used regularly for sleeping should be larger than a simple throw for example. Construction materials are also a huge factor. Despite the fact that this comes down to personal preference, the blanket should be comfortable. Materials should also be breathable and washable. No matter the consumer needs, there are a variety of blankets available to meet these expectations.